Amazon Synod: Leonardo Boff Runs the Show

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Leonardo Boff and Pope Francis Along with his less famous brother Clodovis, Leonardo Boff is known to most people as a liberation theologian. Pope Francis invited him to contribute to the Encyclical Laudato Si on safeguarding the “common home.” What does liberation theology have to do with the problem of the environment? Leonardo Boff, who

From Technocratic to Ecological Globalism?

Both the Council and the early post-conciliar Church praised man, discoverer of the laws of history and nature, manipulator of material forces, master of time and conqueror of space, committed to achieving a humanization of nature that ensures peace and the progress of peoples. Instead, the new pastoral care laments man’s insertion in nature, denounces

Global Warming, Global Myth, Part 1

“Unless we announce disasters, no one will listen.”—Sir John Houghton, first chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and lead editor of its first three reports. During the 20th century, the earth warmed 0.6 degree Celsius (1 degree Farhenheit), but that warming was wiped out in a single year when January 2008 showed an

The Synod of Great Ruptures

The “new civilization,” dreamed up by the organizers of the Amazon Synod, rejects the city, preferring the jungle; rejects politics, preferring ecology; rejects the law, preferring the primitive situation of indigenous tribes. Cardinal Walter Brandmüller has described the Synod’s working document as “heretical” and “apostate,” and it breaks with the traditional teaching of the Church

Shades of green (V)

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Sustainable Agriculture in Brazil CHAPTER 4 – RENEWABLE AGRO-ENERGY THE LIQUlD BIOFUELS PRODUCTION: ETHANOL The main biofuel in Brazil is ethanol, produced from sugarcane. lts use in automobile engines be­gan in the 1920s. The bi-fuel car is the best symbol of ethanol’s success: of the 1.98 million light vehicles licensed in 2016 in Brazil, 88%

About the Nature Created by God, a Few Phrases that Ecologists Hate

“God made creation, admirable and harmonious, for man alone. And if He made it so wonderful, great, diverse, rich, useful, beneficial to nourish the body and lead the soul to God, it is because of man.” (St. John Chrysostom) “Things on the face of the earth were created for man’s sake, to help him achieve

Cardinal Pell’s Letter, a Torpedo on the Amazon Synod

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A letter from prison attributed to Cardinal Pell has circulated on Twitter, immediately triggering an investigation by the authorities of the state of Victoria. The cardinal, awaiting sentence, risks another sanction. In the letter, other than talking about his situation, he sends a clear signal regarding the upcoming Synod on the Amazon. While waiting for

Catholic philosopher: Amazon Synod working doc promotes ‘most dangerous’ form of socialismo

The working document for the upcoming Amazonian synod promotes the “most dangerous” form of socialism and is “absolutely unacceptable,” says a European philosopher. In an interview with LifeSite at this year’s Roman Forum Summer Symposium in Gardone Riviera, Italy, Austrian philosopher Professor Thomas Stark said the liberation theology once condemned by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith under

Amazon Synod preparer calls for Mass, Church with pagan elements

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For those who wish to understand what is really going on as the October synod on the Amazon looms on the horizon, the words and “dreams” — to use his own expression — of an indigenous Brazilian Salesian priest, Fr. Justino Sarmento Rezende, are among the most revealing. Fr. Justino is considered to be a pivotal element

Uncommon Thoughts on Global Warming

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Despite all the scare stories about global warming, we are actually in an Ice Age. We are in a relatively warm period within a much larger incredibly cold period says geologist Dan Britt. In his lecture Orbits and Ice Ages: The History of Climate, he says “reading the rocks” gives us a really good record of